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Over the Hills Episode 1

Submitted by tobyfat50
This bundle is marked as approved. It works and satisfies the submission rules.
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Firs I would like to make some things clear!
My current life style doesn't permit me much free time. I am now a family man and have decided to quit modding for good, so this will be my last and final project ("the final chapter", "the final answer" to my love, a true art form of my heart). This means I won`t do any more Requests! I might also upload all my resources on this site, give away all my maps which are “collecting dust” like ASIAN GARDEN, etc…, I will grant permission to any hiver to take over my projects but I won't promis anything. Also I salute every person I collaborated with for the last time, IT WAS A PLEASURE!
I may do some terrains from time to time but afterwards I`m Gone for good!

" To all the people reading this. Live your lives from the heart, be the maximum of all you can be!"
" On this project I promise you my best efforts!"

Map also contains this information.

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--- THE STORY ---

"This is the first episode of what I hope will be a short cinematic series made in Warcraft III.
My very first Cinematic."

* I hope this story will shine in
* your hearts, in this moment in
* time. It`s a reflection of my
* innermost feelings, the interior
* of my struggles and desires
* and also of the innermost
* chambers of my darkness.

"The inspirations came when I first spotted a cinematic music viedo on The Hive Workshop called "The Night Wish" by
"DST", then it hit me, the inspirations to make one also."

--- THE MAP ---

"Contains HQ models and textures, some made by me for example: some doodads, rocks, terrains (mountains, etc), efex,
scene montages, backgrounds, houses and other objects made in 3ds MAX5; wow or wc3 models with enhanced
textures; modified or enhanced wow textures, textures made entirely by me or textures form free texture sites (you can
finde this textures on any free texture site out ther) and also some free model trees.
I would appreciate it if the moderators could just accept the whole map as a full approved model library if not I encourage
any hiver out there to submitt the models for me but just remember to give me credits for them, that`s all!
The skins for the main character (villager model), the bad guy (villager model), the female (villager mode - red dressl) are
all my personal creation.
The trigger... are, just the usual "vegetables". OK, I have no Jass knowledge whatsoever!
That aside I think I will try learning Jass and use some cool systems so expect to see characters jumping over
mountains or destroying walls and some never before seen fighting scenes in the second episode.
The cameras are regular native cams with simple linear motion however, this will change from the nex episode."

--- THE BUGS ---

"Here is a list of bugs you might experience:"
*1 Buggy scene transmissions. "(this is caused because of wc3`s slow response, could have fixed this butI won't bother!
Don't hate me!)
Ps - Just let me make the next episode better!"
*2 Trees appear in the background (sky). "(No excuse here!)"
*3 Buggy sky.
*4 Characters do what they want. "(Units might wake up from the dead or go to random positions. Believe it or not this is caused
by the" -'wait'- "action", "can't do anything about it!)"
*5 [*] 'THE MOST SINFUL BUG OF ALL' [*]
The camera sways differently on a different resolution. "(I did not realize the camera sway is not fixe on a point and I am to
stupid to fix this, or is wc3 stupid?!
* I recommend you watch on 1024 x 768 x 32 screen resolution!!!*"

--- THE TEAM ---

"I am working solo!"

--- THE SIGNATURE ---

"Instead of protecting the map, which is going to get RAPED anyhoo- lol, I decided to make a signature which is actually a random
picture containing random objects, rescaled to a smaller resolution. In case someone suddenly feels like it`s trolling time and
wants to pretend it`s his/hers "creation", then comes in the signature which only I have in full resolution.
Besides, I`m generous enough to leave it exposed for you."
Enjoy@!
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Video

Warning spoilers!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qDc7kH9U2P8&feature=youtu.be

Keywords:
Nightwish Over the Hills wc3 warcraft Cinematic
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Over the Hills Episode 1 (Map)

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11:08, 6th Mar 2013 Orcnet: THIS CINEMATIC IS IN TOTAL AWESOMENESS! ALTHOUGH IT LOOKS LIKE A TRAILER OF A BAD-ASS GUN ERA, BUT SINCE THIS IS A FAREWELL OF YOUR BEST RESOURCE, I GRANTED THIS AS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED CINEMATIC (:
  1. 11:08, 6th Mar 2013
    Orcnet: THIS CINEMATIC IS IN TOTAL AWESOMENESS! ALTHOUGH IT LOOKS LIKE A TRAILER OF A BAD-ASS GUN ERA, BUT SINCE THIS IS A FAREWELL OF YOUR BEST RESOURCE, I GRANTED THIS AS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED CINEMATIC :)
     
  2. sonofjay

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    This is what happened when a skilled terrainer goes to work... a masterpiece.

    This is really a promising series if you really plan to continue it. I never watched a cinematic with this kind of design, I don't even if there is other cinematic like this with a theatrical feeling. But the big win here is that the terrains that you displayed are all beautiful and really look realistic and that light engine of yours are just wonderful. I also love the song that you decided to play here, I'm just wondering for if you can tell us the title of that song.

    I'm giving this one a 5.
     
  3. Bernkastel

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    Nightwish - Over The Hills And Far Away
     
  4. tobyfat50

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    There will be 3 or 4 episodes this was a old map so I decided to to post it here before I go because it was accumulating dust. Yes you are right about the terrain I put accent on it in this episode in the next ep I will put accent on the scenes more.
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
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    Is it Protected ? If it is Protected can i barrow the Terrain Template I will use it for my Terrain Showcase :)?
     
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    Thanks.

    Looking forward to see the other episodes.
     
  7. tobyfat50

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    The map is unprotected, You can't open it because you need Jass new gen pack and UMSWE http://www.wc3c.net/showthread.php?t=90999. The map won't open in usual editor because of the "play animation index" action. Try Model etitor to open the archive!

    Important!
    Set the lights at high quality otherwise the map will look all black!
    Also to see what are the bugs on the map check the video to make comparison!
     
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2013
  8. tobyfat50

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    One more thing, I posted the video on my friend's channel, Vics lets play Team. The channel is for let's plays only, the videos are just plain awful because we were getting drunk every time we did them so I don't recommend you watch, Vic got banned here on Hive + my wife says it's weird. If anybody is interested, you can get those out as well but I warned you!!!
     
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    This is just...

    Extremely beautiful ;_;

    I DEMAND NEXT CHAPTER
     
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    The next episode is in progress, it`s half done You'll have to wait. I only work once per week on it so It's going to be posted when It's going to be posted... I don't have time.
     
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    it was a pleasure to work with you too and i like episode 1. i can't wait to for episode 2. Keep it up
     
  12. tobyfat50

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    Progress on episode 2: 72%
     
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    It looks like I'll be going hard core at work the next 2 months so I won't be able to work on episode 2.
     
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    Really beautifull. 5/5 - Classified as one of the best Cinematics out there.
     
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    Nice terrain indeed. The music gives it all enough "drive" to keep the viewer entertained. Yeah i enjoyed this one.
     
  16. tobyfat50

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    I am currently coming up with a new way to make better camera transitions and movement. The second episode will blow your brain when it will be finished and I am close to discovering a new shadow rendering technique.
     
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    I randomly just bumped into this thread, as soon as I started to watch this, it just grabbed my attention right away and after watching it that jaw dropping moment and then you become speechless... happen to me, best cinematic I've seen thus far for a Wc3 map, too many "great" words can be used here and by "everything" I literally mean everything just flows so nicely in this cinematic I don't even think I blinked once until it was finished. I can tell you put alot of work into it I highly recommend this 5/5 (Excellent)
     
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    approved man you should continue this it looks like tri-gun version for warcraft but since your now a family man have a blessing journey to you and your family :)
     
  19. Remixer

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    Woah, simply great work. The music choice is perfect. Did you make the map before or after selecting music? 5/5 +rep